Birth Place Matching "Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ursula Andress

Actress | Dr. No

The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...

2. Kat Graham

Actress | How It Ends

Kat Graham is a music artist, actress and producer, known for her starring role on the hit TV show The Vampire Diaries (2009).

Graham was born Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham in Geneva, Switzerland, and speaks four languages - English, Spanish, French, and Hebrew. Her father, Joseph, is a ...

3. Sandra Hess

Actress | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

Sandra Hess was born in Zurich, Switzerland. She began modeling and working on television commercials when she was just 15. After completing high school, she entered the University of Zurich to study law but quickly decided it wasn't the right direction for her. She came alone to the US to pursue ...

4. Bruno Ganz

Actor | Der Untergang

Bruno Ganz was an acclaimed Swiss actor who was a prominent figure in German language film and television for over fifty years. He is internationally renowned for portraying Adolf Hitler in the Academy Award-nominated film Downfall (2004).

Ganz was born in Zürich, to a Swiss mechanic father and a ...

5. Daniel Bernhardt

Actor | Atomic Blonde

Daniel Bernhardt was born on the 31st August 1965 in Worblaufen, Bern in Switzerland. After finishing high school, he studied architectural design for four years and graduated in Bern. At the same time he opened a martial arts school with his brother. After completing his studies, Daniel moved to ...

6. Sofia Milos

Actress | CSI: Miami

Sofia Milos has over 237 hours of television on the air, as well as on film. She starred opposite David Caruso on the international hit show CSI: Miami as, Yelina Salas, sister-in-law and impossible love of Horatio Caine, from season 1 to season 8 (2003-2010).

Starred as Homeland Security Agent ...

7. Kate Burton

Actress | Big Trouble in Little China

Kate Burton earned her bachelor's degree in Russian studies and European history at Brown University in Rhode Island; she was also on the board of Production Workshop, one of the University's student theater groups. She furthered her education by studying at Yale University School of Drama, she ...

8. Vincent Perez

Actor | Queen of the Damned

Soulful, exotic-looking leading man Vincent Perez is known for his grand and glossy French pictures, exuding a sexy stare and irresistible charm that has swept Gallic women off their feet for over two decades. He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, to a German mother and a Spanish businessman father...

9. Carla Juri

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Carla Juri was born in 1985 in Locarno, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Wetlands (2013) and Brimstone (2016).

10. David Bennent

Actor | Legend

David Bennent is the son of actor Heinz Bennent and former dancer Diane Mansart. His sister Anne is also an actress. David was born September 9, 1966 in Lausanne, Switzerland and has lived in Germany and France as well. He has worked throughout the world. At the age of 11, he portrayed Oskar ...

11. Marthe Keller

Actress | Marathon Man

Marthe Keller was born on January 28, 1945 in Basel, Switzerland. She studied ballet as a child but stopped after a skiing accident at age 16. She changed to acting, and worked in Berlin at the Schiller Theatre and the Berliner Ensemble.

Keller's earliest film appearances were in Funeral in Berlin (...

12. Hoyte Van Hoytema

Cinematographer | Interstellar

Hoyte Van Hoytema was born in Horgen, Switzerland. Van Hoytema is a Dutch-Swedish director of photography known for his work on The Fighter (2010), Her (2013), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Van Hoytema always wanted to be a filmmaker, therefore he wished to attend a film school in The ...

13. Mario Adorf

Actor | Der große Bellheim

Mario Adorf, a tell-tale name indeed. Mario calls to mind the actor's Italian roots (his father was a Calabrian surgeon) whereas Adorf reveals his German origins (his mother was a radiologist from the German region Eifel). As for the full name Mario Adorf it echoes to perfection the international ...

14. Baran bo Odar

Director | Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher

Baran bo Odar was born on April 18, 1978 in Olten, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Who Am I (2014), Dark (2017) and Das letzte Schweigen (2010).

15. Carlos Leal

Actor | The Last Thing He Wanted

Carlos Leal was born on July 9, 1969 in Fribourg, Switzerland. He is an actor and producer, known for The Last Thing He Wanted (2020), Better Call Saul (2015) and The Boarding School (2007). He is married to Jo Kelly. They have two children.

16. Baris Arduç

Actor | Kiralik Ask

Baris Arduç is a Turkish television and film actor. Arduç was born in Switzerland on 9 October 1987, including his father, Erol Arduç, and his mother, Gülay Arduç. His paternal family of Albanian immigrants. His maternal is from Artvin. He has two brothers. At the age of 8, Baris Arduç moved to ...

17. Joel Basman

Actor | Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark.

Joel Basman was born on January 23, 1990 in Zürich, Switzerland. He is an actor and producer, known for We Are Young. We Are Strong. (2014), Land of Mine (2015) and The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018).

18. Jake Canuso

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Jake Canuso was born in 1970 in Zurich, Switzerland as Carmine Canuso. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Flyboys (2006) and Nine (2009).

19. Edoardo Ponti

Director | Between Strangers

Edoardo Ponti was born on January 6, 1973 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Between Strangers (2002), Human Voice (2014) and The Nightshift Belongs to the Stars (2012). He has been married to Sasha Alexander since August 11, 2007. They have two children.

20. Anatole Taubman

Actor | Captain America: The First Avenger

Anatole Taubman was born in Zurich, Switzerland and is of Russian-Polish-Slovakian-Austrian-and-former-East-Prussian blood. In 1991 he made his baccalauréat at the renowned Gymnasium of the Benedictine boarding school of the monastery Einsiedeln and in 1994 he graduated from the reputable ...

21. Annemarie Düringer

Actress | Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss

Annemarie Düringer was born on November 26, 1925 in Basel, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for Veronika Voss (1982), The Devil Strikes at Night (1957) and Before Sundown (1956). She died on November 26, 2014 in Baden, Lower Austria, Austria.

22. Maria Friedman

Actress | Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Born March 19th, 1960 in Switzerland. The third child (of four) to musical parents, Leonard a violinist and co-founder of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and Claire, a concert Pianist, and opera coach. All the children played piano as well, but brother Richard is a violinist and conductor of all ...

23. Max Hubacher

Actor | Der Hauptmann

Max Hubacher was born in 1993 in Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for The Captain (2017), Mario (2018) and Midnight Runner (2018).

24. Marem Hassler

Actress | Duo

Marem Hassler was born in 1978 in Switzerland. She is known for her work on Duo (2015), Riley Parra (2017) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003).

25. Sonja Kinski

Actress | Diamond on Vinyl

Sonja Kinski is a model and actress of American nationality. She is the daughter of actress Nastassja Kinski and producer Ibrahim Moussa, and granddaughter of actor Klaus Kinski.

Kinski was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, 1986.

Her film debut was All God's Children Can Dance (2008). She also...

26. Oliver Tobias

Actor | King Arthur, the Young Warlord

A remote and rather prevailing sullenness has only enhanced the mystique and charisma found in dashingly handsome Oliver Tobias, who has enjoyed over a three decade-long career on stage, screen and TV. Born Oliver Tobias Freitag in Zurich, Switzerland on August 6, 1947, he was the son of Swiss ...

27. Lia Beldam

Actress | The Shining

Lia Beldam was born in Zurich, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for The Shining (1980).

28. Giorgio A. Tsoukalos

Producer | Ancient Aliens

Giorgio A. Tsoukalos is the director of Erich von Däniken's center for ancient alien astronaut research, The Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association (A.A.S. R.A.), and presents himself as an expert in his numerous documentaries. However, Giorgio A. Tsoukalos has no qualifications or...

29. Anna Katarina

Actress | The Game

Anna Katarina was born on March 14, 1960 in Bern, Switzerland as Anna Sterling Katarina. She is an actress and producer, known for The Game (1997), Batman Returns (1992) and Star Trek (2009).

30. Yangzom Brauen

Director | Station 19

Yangzom was born and raised in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Completing her studies in Europe's prestigious University of Theater and Music in Bern, she started working in independent theater projects in Switzerland and Germany. Shortly thereafter, she was cast and guest-starred in a well-known...

31. Emil Jannings

Actor | The Last Command

His real name was Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, and in the early 1900s, he was already working in the theater under Max Reinhardt's company. Important movies where he defined himself as a convincing actor were Passion (1919) and Quo Vadis? (1924), followed by The Last Laugh (1924)(aka The Last ...

32. Michel Simon

Actor | Le quai des brumes

The son of a sausage-maker, Michel Simon was conscripted into the Swiss Army at the start of World War I, but was thrown out through a combination of tuberculosis and general insubordination. He was variously a boxer, photographer, general handyman and right-wing anarchist, finally becoming a stage...

33. Lauriane Gilliéron

Actress | Stand Up Guys

Lauriane Gilliéron was born on July 25, 1984 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Stand Up Guys (2012), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Love Bites (2011).

34. Katharina Böhm

Actress | Amico mio

Katharina Böhm was born on November 20, 1964 in Sorengo, Ticino, Switzerland as Katharina Anna Böhm. She is an actress, known for Amico mio (1993), Die Unzertrennlichen (1997) and Die Chefin (2012).

35. Pasquale Aleardi

Actor | Resident Evil

Pasquale Aleardi was born in 1971 in Switzerland. After graduating high school he studied at the Zurich University of the Arts between 1992 and 1995. During that time he was cast for his first lead in the feature film "Jazz" (1993, directed by Daniel Helfer). Since 1995 Pasquale Aleardi has been ...

36. Liselotte Pulver

Actress | One, Two, Three

Liselotte Pulver was born on October 11, 1929 in Berne, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for One, Two, Three (1961), Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958) and Lafayette (1962). She was previously married to Helmut Schmid.

37. Peter Benedict

Actor | Dark

Peter Benedict was born on July 13, 1963 in Switzerland as Peter Riss. He is an actor, known for Dark (2017), War Horse (2011) and Tatort (1970).

38. Samuel Labarthe

Actor | Le divorce

Samuel Labarthe was born on May 16, 1962 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for The Divorce (2003), Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (2009) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001).

39. Sophie Huber

Director | Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

Sophie Huber was born in 1971 in Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress and director, known for Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018), Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012) and Make My Day (2004). She has been married to Cherry Jones since 2015.

40. Elodie Frenck

Actress | Wasabi

Elodie Frenck was born on January 1, 1975 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Wasabi (2001), Lost City Raiders (2008) and Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (2009).

41. Marc Benjamin

Actor | Eddie the Eagle

Marc Benjamin was born on April 15, 1986 in Basel, Basel, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Eddie the Eagle (2015), A Jar Full of Life (2018) and High Society (2017).

42. H.R. Giger

Art Department | Alien

H.R. Giger was born on February 5, 1940 in Chur, Switzerland as Hans Rudolf Giger. He is known for his work on Alien (1979), Aliens (1986) and Alien vs. Predator (2004). He was married to Carmen Maria Scheifele and Mia Bonzanigo. He died on May 12, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.

43. Lisa Brühlmann

Director | Blue My Mind

Lisa Brühlmann was born in 1981 in Zürich, Switzerland. She is an actress and director, known for Blue My Mind (2017), Killing Eve (2018) and Hylas und die Nymphen (2013).

44. Paul Hubschmid

Actor | Bagdad

The son of an accountant, Paul Hubschmid was born, raised and schooled in Schoenenwerd, Switzerland. He trained for an acting career at the Max Reinhardt Seminar of Dramatic Art in Vienna and first appeared on stage at the Vienna Volkstheater in 1937. His motion picture debut took place the ...

45. Panos Mouzourakis

Actor | Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Panos Mouzourakis is a professional singer and actor, born in Zurich, Switzerland, of Greek heritage.

In 2005 he participated in the theatrical play "Acharnis" directed by Dionisis Savopoulos, which toured around Greece, Cyprus, Vienna and the International Forum in Tokyo.

His first appearance in a ...

47. Christianne Hirt

Actress | The Accused

An award winning actress and screenwriter, Christiane has over 30 years of professional experience in the film and television industry. She is co-founder of Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (Calgary, AB) and founder of Rogues West in Vancouver, BC. Christiane has garnered national recognition, ...

48. Sean Hepburn Ferrer

Producer | Cloudstreet

For 35 years, Sean Ferrer has worked in all aspects of motion picture development, production, post-production and marketing. After taking a short sabbatical to create the Audrey Hepburn Children's' Fund, Sean completed directing and producing a one-man feature documentary titled, Racehoss (2001). ...

49. Julian Schaffner

Actor | Singularity

Julian Schaffner was born in Zurich, Switzerland to Janet Bako Schaffner and Beat Schaffner. He has one sibling, Jil Schaffner, who is older. His parents are both Swiss, although his mother has Iraqi-Assyrian roots. When Julian was six years old, his parents sent him to acting classes in Aventura ...

50. Jeannine Michèle Wacker

Actress | Singularity

Jeannine Wacker is Swiss by birth but as of November 2017 resides in Berlin. She is multi-lingual, speaking German, French and English. She has studied in several places including the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York which she attended under an international scholarship. She also ...


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